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Tasmanian strategy to combat flu season 'best ever', Health Minister says - ABC Online

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ABC Online

Tasmanian strategy to combat flu season 'best ever', Health Minister says
ABC Online
Tasmania will be the most prepared it ever has been for the impending flu season, the state's Health Minister says. The plan to deal with flu and other winter illnesses unveiled by Michael Ferguson includes using casual staff and maximising hospital ...

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Social media is a public health emergency - The Sydney Morning Herald

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The Sydney Morning Herald

Social media is a public health emergency
The Sydney Morning Herald
London: Do you know what will eventually do in social media? The health issue: it's killing us, mind and body. As I predicted that on Sky News the other day, it occurred to me that, in a previous decade I would've said it with a cigarette on the go ...

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Jobs in Australia: Australians defining success by health and ... - NEWS.com.au

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 21:57

NEWS.com.au

Jobs in Australia: Australians defining success by health and ...
NEWS.com.au
FOR 27-year-old Monique Ceccato, “success” has little to do with a high-status job, fat salary or fancy car.

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George HW Bush out of intensive care amid health scare days after Barbara Bush' funeral - NEWS.com.au

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 20:12

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George HW Bush out of intensive care amid health scare days after Barbara Bush' funeral
NEWS.com.au
George H W Bush out of intensive care amid health scare days after Barbara Bush' funeral. FORMER US President George H.W. Bush is out of intensive care and has taken to Twitter from his hospital bed to deliver a heartfelt message. AP. News Corp ...
Jim McGrath on Twitter: "Herewith an update on the health of former President @GeorgeHWBush:… "Twitter

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Traditional health claims about India's ayurvedic foods help make them big business - The Conversation UK

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:12

The Conversation UK

Traditional health claims about India's ayurvedic foods help make them big business
The Conversation UK
However, the sale and promotion of foods in India based on traditional beliefs about their health and nutritional properties presents a tricky regulatory challenge. In modern India, consumers expect higher standards in consumer products and stronger ...

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Aussies struggling under health insurance price rise - 9news.com.au

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:53

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Aussies struggling under health insurance price rise
9news.com.au
I will not be able to afford it and it worries me that I won't be able to get the proper care that I need if I have to do away with the private health fund," Mr Lawrence said. And that's just where the 9Saver campaign can help. It follows the huge ...

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Surfer girl Sabre Norris' latest health challenge - 9Honey

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 03:59

9Honey

Surfer girl Sabre Norris' latest health challenge
9Honey
It was just a few minutes into my interview with Sabre Norris that she hilariously slammed her dad, again. Which isn't a surprise considering how she rose to fame. Sabre, 12, was being interviewed on the TODAY Show in 2016 when she famously fat-shamed ...

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Mental health nurse dished out strong, unprescribed sedatives to teens - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 01:57

The Sydney Morning Herald

Mental health nurse dished out strong, unprescribed sedatives to teens
The Sydney Morning Herald
Mr Picones maintained his denials during a Local District Health investigation between December 2015 and January 2016. In April 2016, Mr Picones left his job and began working at the older persons mental health and psychiatric emergency care unit at ...

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Mental health nurse dished out strong, unprescribed sedatives to teens - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 01:57

The Sydney Morning Herald

Mental health nurse dished out strong, unprescribed sedatives to teens
The Sydney Morning Herald
Mr Picones maintained his denials during a Local District Health investigation between December 2015 and January 2016. In April 2016, Mr Picones left his job and began working at the older persons mental health and psychiatric emergency care unit at ...

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Is walking enough exercise to maintain health? - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 01:25

The Sydney Morning Herald

Is walking enough exercise to maintain health?
The Sydney Morning Herald
We humans need to exercise in order to stay healthy. Exercise protects against disease and early death, and keeps us mobile and able to perform daily tasks. Walking is an easy, free and enjoyable form of exercise. But is a nice stroll enough to confer ...

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Is walking enough exercise to maintain health? - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 01:25

The Sydney Morning Herald

Is walking enough exercise to maintain health?
The Sydney Morning Herald
We humans need to exercise in order to stay healthy. Exercise protects against disease and early death, and keeps us mobile and able to perform daily tasks. Walking is an easy, free and enjoyable form of exercise. But is a nice stroll enough to confer ...

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Crochet fans help psychologists create case for mindfulness and mental health benefits of craft - ABC Local

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 23:08

ABC Local

Crochet fans help psychologists create case for mindfulness and mental health benefits of craft
ABC Local
It may be just a ball of yarn and a hook, but the art of crochet could be providing untold benefits to mental health, academics believe. University of Wollongong researchers are examining how the craft can be used as a mindfulness tool to impact on ...

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Crochet fans help psychologists create case for mindfulness and mental health benefits of craft - ABC Local

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 23:08

ABC Local

Crochet fans help psychologists create case for mindfulness and mental health benefits of craft
ABC Local
It may be just a ball of yarn and a hook, but the art of crochet could be providing untold benefits to mental health, academics believe. University of Wollongong researchers are examining how the craft can be used as a mindfulness tool to impact on ...

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Robert Doyle investigation on Melbourne Health claims inconclusive - The New Daily

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:27

The New Daily

Robert Doyle investigation on Melbourne Health claims inconclusive
The New Daily
Mr Doyle's lawyer Nick Ruskin on Tuesday said the former lord mayor “has not been well enough to participate in the Melbourne Health investigation and has received no material from the investigator regarding the allegations”. Mr Scerri noted he was ...

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What is HTLV-1? The devastating health crisis afflicting central ... - The Guardian

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 04:54

The Guardian

What is HTLV-1? The devastating health crisis afflicting central ...
The Guardian
Human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 is spread through contaminated blood, unprotected sex and breastmilk. Like HIV, there is no cure. Like HIV, the virus causes potentially fatal complications but unlike HIV it takes much longer for symptoms to appear ...

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UQ to embed mental health as core business - UQ News

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 03:34

UQ News

UQ to embed mental health as core business
UQ News
Mental health will be included as a priority in decision-making at The University of Queensland from this year. Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj said the UQ Mental Health Strategy (2018-2020) recognised the need to include mental ...

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Trainer Tiffiny Hall smashes three of the biggest health myths - 9Honey

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 02:20

9Honey

Trainer Tiffiny Hall smashes three of the biggest health myths
9Honey
Studies consistently show restrictive diets that deprive you of the foods you love aren't sustainable long-term — and you'll most likely end up gaining back any weight you lose on them. "I believe in no deprivation. Treats… [are] really important ...

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Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking arrested as history of mental health issues is revealed - ABC Online

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 22:22

ABC Online

Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking arrested as history of mental health issues is revealed
ABC Online
Mr Reinking was not armed at the time, but at the FBI's request, state police in Illinois revoked his state firearms card and seized four guns from him, authorities said. The AR-15 used in the shootings was among the firearms seized. In August, Mr ...
The 29-year-old hero from Waffle House shooting: 'I saw the opportunity and I took it'The Tennessean

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Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking arrested as history of mental health issues is revealed - ABC Online

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 22:22

ABC Online

Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking arrested as history of mental health issues is revealed
ABC Online
Mr Reinking was not armed at the time, but at the FBI's request, state police in Illinois revoked his state firearms card and seized four guns from him, authorities said. The AR-15 used in the shootings was among the firearms seized. In August, Mr ...
The 29-year-old hero from Waffle House shooting: 'I saw the opportunity and I took it'The Tennessean

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Health of platypus habitat trumps development on outskirts of Brisbane - ABC Online

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 20:03

ABC Online

Health of platypus habitat trumps development on outskirts of Brisbane
ABC Online
For 18 years Barbara Rosenberg has made a habit of sitting quietly by her property's lagoon, hoping to spot its resident platypus. It's hard to tell but she suspects two of them have made homes this year under the banks of a tree-lined waterhole on her ...

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